Deloitte

Assistant Manager, Bank Treasury, Audit & Assurance, London

Recruiter
Deloitte
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
22 Sep 2020
Ref
177483
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Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Manager
Your opportunity
Deloitte's UK Bank Treasury Audit & Assurance team provides a full range of high value external audit services specialising in Treasury activities.
The team specialises in the financial services sector and leads treasury audits for a broad range of financial institutions. In addition, the team leads and is involved in a number of assurance engagements relating to Treasury and financial instruments.

Our team is part of the Banking and Capital Markets Group and comprises a dedicated team of professionals with deep technical accounting, financial reporting, valuation and audit skills. Our team's focus is on complex financial instruments, in particular specialist technical knowledge on financial instruments held at fair value hedge accounting and valuation of financial instruments. Given some recent high profile audit wins, we are looking to expand our team by adding high performing and ambitious new individuals.

We are currently seeking an external audit Assistant Manager to support our fast growing business. We are proud to offer flexible working arrangements which allow our people to choose the most suitable working arrangement that works for them. Whether this is working 4 days per week, taking the summer months off work, or more flexibility around your working pattern, we consider both formal and informal working arrangements that allow our people and our clients the best outcome.

If you would like to hear more about our flexible working arrangements, please let us know.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?
For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role
As a member of our team, reporting to a Manager or Senior Manager, you will have responsibility for:

  • Field managing Treasury audit engagements, including management of day to day client relationships;
  • Providing specialist support to external audit teams, including valuations of complex financial instruments (derivatives, repurchase agreements and loans held at fair value), hedge accounting and financial instrument classifications;
  • Planning and delivering a range of audit and assurance services to clients who are active in complex financial instruments;
  • Supporting on responding diligently to client queries;
  • Supporting business development activities such as the development of proposals. Ability to develop proposals with minimal oversight for audit and assurance tenders;
  • Supporting on Deloitte's audit thought leadership to deliver insight to clients;
  • Participating in practice management activities, including facilitation of internal training courses; and
  • Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive culture where people are recognised for their contribution.
  • Supporting on challenging the way we do things and develop new ways of working through innovation and transformation;
Your work, your choice
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: London based with occasional domestic and international travel.
Work pattern: This is a permanent opportunity. The role can be worked on a full-time / part-time basis.

Your professional experience
  • Candidates should be auditors and hold a relevant accounting qualification, such as the ACA or ACCA
  • Additional (or alternative) qualifications such as CFA or FRM are helpful but not necessary;
  • Experience performing external audits (preferably on trading business or treasury functions)
  • Experience with valuation of financial instruments (including derivatives) and hedge accounting is preferred
  • Desire to continue to develop knowledge on market practices over accounting and valuation of financial instruments
  • Knowledge of auditing techniques including risk assessment, scoping, devising and audit approach, controls testing and substantive testing
  • Experience managing small to medium sized audit engagements
  • Report writing, presentation and interpersonal skills, including excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Management and organisational skills
Your service line: Audit & Assurance
In an industry best known for looking back, Deloitte looks beyond.
Our Audit & Assurance team understand the most important decisions are the ones we are yet to make. Crafting the future in an informed and clear-sighted way means understanding current conditions, as well as the trends that are shaping tomorrow. That is why we use our expertise in audit to show where things stand now, and to help inform the next step. With the assurance we provide, we help our clients to look ahead with strength and confidence across all of their accounting, regulatory and transaction needs.

Innovation is the key, underpinned by audit quality. You will be joining a diverse team of experts capable of delivering meaningful and durable change for both our clients and our profession.

Personal independence
Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?
Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe
The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,500 partners and over 40,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people.

What do we value?
What brings us all together at Deloitte? It's how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for maximum impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Being a Leader at Deloitte
Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work - and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.

We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we're looking for:
  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
  • We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.
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